Jump Scares in World War Z (2013)

World War Z (2013) screenshot
World War Z (2013) screenshot
World War Z (2013) screenshot
World War Z (2013) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 7 jump scares in World War Z, which has a jump scare rating of 2.5.

Jump Scare Rating: Surprisingly low on jump scares for a zombie film. The most significant scares occurring at the 24 and 76 minute marks.

Synopsis: Former UN worker Gerry Lane travels the world as he attempts to find the source of a deadly zombie epidemic that has spread across the globe.

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Jump Scares: 7 (2 major, 5 minor)

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: Unrated

Director: Marc Forster

Runtime: 123 minutes

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Action, Zombie

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers

Jump Scare Times

00:07:05 – A police officer on a motorbike gets hit by a truck.

00:17:12 – There is a loud explosion. Several seconds later a zombie falls onto a car behind Gerry’s family.

00:24:17 – As Gerry looks down a stairwell, a zombie suddenly rushes at him. [Video]

00:50:11 – A zombie spurts into life beside a group of soldiers.

01:05:47 – A zombie runs into the gun of an armed woman.

01:16:08 – An air hostess opens a compartment in the plane and an infected man jumps out at her. [Video]

01:46:27 – As Gerry turns around, a zombie bangs on the window in front of him.

(Major jump scares in bold)

Watch with subtitles that warn you about jump scares! Download the .srt file of the jump scares in World War Z. [More info]

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